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Forest Science researchers working in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at Penn State.
  • Nancy and John Steimer Professor of Agricultural Sciences
  • Professor of Forest Ecology and Physiology


814-865-4901

Areas of Expertise:
  • Global change ecology
  • Associate Professor of Water Resources
  • Director, Pennsylvania Water Resources Research Center
  • Assistant Director, Institutes of Energy & the Environment


814-865-8830

  • Faculty Instructor, Ecosystem Science and Management Department
  • and
  • Plant Science Program Director, Shaver's Creek Environmental Center


814-863-2000

Areas of Expertise:
  • Field botany and plant identification
  • Plant husbandry and horticulture
  • Wild plant conservation, management and policy
  • Agroforestry practices and applications in temperate ecosystems
  • Economic botany and ethnobotany
  • Non-timber forest products
  • Invasive plant identification, ecology and management
  • Professor of Molecular Genetics
  • Director of The Schatz Center for Tree Molecular Genetics


814-863-9164

Areas of Expertise:
  • Genomics
  • Conservation Genetics
  • Renewable Energy
  • Biotechnology
  • Professor
  • Ibberson Chair in Urban and Community Forestry
  • Extension Specialist, Community and Urban Forestry


814-863-7941

  • Professor Emeritus of Forest Resources


814-863-0402

Areas of Expertise:
  • Human Dimensions of Natural Resources
  • Forest Regeneration
  • Sustainable Forest Management
  • Professor of Forest Resources
  • Chair of Forest Ecosystem Management Program
  • Extension Specialist


814-865-3994

Areas of Expertise:
  • Bioenergy
  • Agroforestry
  • Forest Economics and Finance
  • International Forestry
  • Forest Extension
  • Non Timber Forest Products
  • Associate Professor of Forest Ecology


814-865-4841

Areas of Expertise:
  • Global change ecology
  • Forest ecology
  • Dendrochronology
  • Community ecology
  • Assistant Professor of Quantitative Forest Ecology


814-865-4244

  • Associate Professor of Forest Management


814-865-1602

  • Head and Professor, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management


814-863-7093

Areas of Expertise:
  • Silviculture
  • Forest Ecology
  • Forest Soils
  • Senior Lecturer in Forest Resources and Extension Education
  • Natural Resources & Youth Extension Specialist


814-865-4261

Areas of Expertise:
  • Youth and Natural Resources Education
  • Forest Stewardship
  • Natural Resources Volunteerism
  • Private Forestland Management
  • Connecting Youth with Nature
  • Forest Dendrology and Botany
  • Professor of Forest Biology
  • Director of The Arboretum at Penn State


814-865-9351

  • Associate Professor of Silviculture


814-865-4574

Areas of Expertise:
  • Forestry
  • Silviculture
  • Forest ecology
  • Disturbance ecology